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home last night. he worked for the u.s. agency for international development. today we talked to his roommate about what happened. >> he was just a good man. he tried to do well by others, and himself. quite tragic, you know. just a testament to life and how fragile it is. we should all appreciate it. >> he traveled the globe. his work took him around to 40 countries. police are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. >>> when we come back, a girl disappears from pennsylvania. and then turns up in d.c. a 13-year-old lured to our area by a man she met online. >>> and 'tis the season to deck those halls and fight the flames, too. a reminder on how easy it is for the holidays to go up in smoke. there is no mass-produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort indi
from peru today. the police there arrested him in january and since then u.s. authorities have worked to have him returned to stand trial. the victims were not seriously hurt. >> police in prince william county are asking for help tonight to find a man that forced his way into a home and sexually assault ad 15-year-old girl. it happened in woodbridge yesterday afternoon, police tell tuesday man posing as a cable worker knocked on a door and asked for someone who didn't live there. the girl says he left but returned later, pulled a knife, and forced her into a bedroom. she began kicking and screaming and he ran away. >> the mistress of former cia director david petraeus will not be facing cyber stalking charges. the u.s. justice department announced it was dropping its investigation of paula broadwell today. broadwell allegedly except harassing e-mails to tampa socialite to jill kelley. the e-mails were reported to the fbi and that uncovered the affair between petraeus and broadwell and that led to his resignation. >>> with the fiscal cliff fast approaching, republicans are going for w
russian law, having an impact here in the u.s. it bans americans from adopting russian children. as news4's melissa mollett explains, this diplomatic dispute is leading to heartbreak for some, looking to start or expand their families. >> reporter: the u.s. is the biggest destination for adopted russian children, with more than 60,000 of them being taken in by americans over the past two decades. meet the suze family. right now they want nothing more than a sibling for him. since last year, they've been applying. >> it's a million pieces of paper. you laugh about t. but it really is quite an intensive process. >> reporter: waiting for another child, but this bill could bring an end to their dreams of adding to their family. >> with this new development, it could come to a screeching halt. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of russian children are in orphanages. president putin signed the bill this morning angry about a new american law. >> there really is a great irony is that america speaks out against human rights violations, and russia sort of responds by potential denying many thousan
incandescent light bulb. the u.s. government is pulling the plug. >> the edison bulb hasn't changed much in 100 years. >> reporter: under federal law, they cannot be produced or imported. the retailers can clear remaining stock. >> 90% of the energy is wasted. what they replaced them with is more energy official, just as bright and good, and will save you money. >> reporter: most screw-in bulbs must use at least 75% less energy. two options are compact fluorescent light bulbs. >> they have some drawbacks. they don't get bright inns atlantaly. >> o.l.e.d.s. >> they use about 75% energy than a regular bulb and produce just as much light. >> l.e.d. bulbs are expensive, but prices are dropping. the future is dim for incandescent bulbs. while 175-watt edison bulbs go the way of the dinosaur, the u.s. government will turn out the lights on the 60 and 40 watt bulbs in 2014. >>> right now at 6:00 --
four, here at the u.s. department of transportation, a renewed push to monitor and shut down troubled bus carriers, a new ipad app. that can pull up the safety records of bus companies. >> we would encourage anyone to find out where does that bus stop, is it a safe place? is it an easily accessible terminal? >> reporter: here in the chinatown portion of the district, many bus company versus consolidated in the union bus terminal. every any crazy moves? >> no. >> reporter: feel safe? >> yes, sir, very safe. >> reporter: how popular is the bus travel? about 750 million trips a year. reporting live in chinatown. >>> well, a little wet out there, but also warm for december. >> which is why it's so foggy. doug is at the zoom. >> reporter: that's exactly right, wendy. that's why it's so foggy. we have some rain down to the south. this whoa system is creating problems out there. a lot of airport delays. and of course out towards reagan national. still four miles at reagan national. that's the good news there. you may want to call ahead of time. even over 50 degrees still at the airport. it's
government has not. and they know that some day soon, the u.s. supreme court may be asked to determine the legality of the marriage act. the same-sex couples who applied for marriage licenses today say they hope momentum is on their side. that's the latest live in montgomery county, chris gordon, news4. >>> out west, dozens of same-sex couples also got their marriage licenses in washington state. just moments after the law legalizing gay marriage went into effect. large crowds cheering as the couples walked out of the king county auditor's office in seattle. more than 250 licenses issued. the first wedding to take place on sunday. washington was one of three states to approve same-sex marriage in the november elections. >>> back here in the district, there have been delays to the city's medical marijuana program. pat lawson muse has more on what's slowing things down. >> city officials thought the medical marijuana program would be up and running in the district by now. but the news4 iteam has learned they haven't started growing a single plant yet. earlier this year, applicants got th
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